Supposed Sentence Examples
What was that supposed to mean?
The weather is supposed to be nice this weekend.
I'm supposed to be taking care of you...
It's supposed to snow tonight.
Alex was supposed to be sterile, but they had been wrong about that.Advertisement
What am I supposed to be doing?
Does that mean I'm supposed to change, or that what I'm wearing is considered casual?
And how was she supposed to take that?
Princess was supposed to foal again in January.
Howie was supposed to be looking after his sister.Advertisement
It was supposed to be in a parking lot nearby.
Felipa said it was supposed to be nice outside today.
We're not supposed to do that!
She was supposed to meet him in a few hours.
The French were supposed to be a mile and a half away, but had suddenly and unexpectedly appeared just in front of us.Advertisement
I didn't realize I was supposed to dine with you.
You were supposed to grab Gabe's mate, not Darkyn's.
He was only supposed to be investigating him.
As the hired help, she was supposed to be supportive of Cade without upsetting Claudette.
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She was several miles from where she was supposed to be, off to meet a boy.
I couldn't believe Howie would turn off the power for what was supposed to be a short trip.
He looked up, a surprised expression crossing his face, as if he'd told her something he wasn't supposed to.
She held her head in her hands, tormented by his pain without understanding how she was supposed to help a dead man.
Rainy was supposed to protect a Natural he found.Advertisement
You were supposed to marry Claire … She went on, closing her eyes as she repeated everything from the memories of others.
I'm not supposed to tell you that.
It will know everyone who is supposed to be in the house and alert you when someone else is in the house (replacing the family dog of old in whom we never fully placed our trust).
It was even supposed by some that the pond had sunk, and this was one of the primitive forest that formerly stood there.
He could not stop what was going on before him and around him and was supposed to be directed by him and to depend on him, and from its lack of success this affair, for the first time, seemed to him unnecessary and horrible.
Their way of life and place of residence, their acquaintances and ties, Natasha's occupations, the children's upbringing, were all selected not merely with regard to Pierre's expressed wishes, but to what Natasha from the thoughts he expressed in conversation supposed his wishes to be.
What's that supposed to mean?
Mannhardt collected a mass of information proving that the life of the corn is supposed to exist apart from the corn itself and to take the form, sometimes of an animal, sometimes of a man or woman, sometimes of a child.
Now the oracle at Delphi was supposed to be very wise.
What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
She wasn't supposed to know about the building.
I'm supposed to go up to Bartlesville this weekend.
All the same, Saturday found her at a restaurant in Bartlesville, where she was supposed to meet her prospective employer.
Then who is supposed to feed them?
He didn't remember when this man had arrived or why he was supposed to remember him.
Deidre tried to figure out what it was she was supposed to say.
Yet this was the way it was always supposed to have been.
Say it wasn't supposed to be where it was, but the person who found it wasn't supposed to be there either.
And if they told about the thing that was there, then they'd get in trouble, for being there, in the place they weren't supposed to be in.
And because some little snot-nose has a vivid imagination, or thinks it's fun to tell whoppers, I'm supposed to go traipsing off in some god-forsaken mine on the taxpayer's expense on a treasure hunt?
They were supposed to look real, as were all the theater props.
To answer your question, yes, he was supposed to be up on the mountain.
You're supposed to be practically retired.
The next day we were supposed to leave to go back home, so we just did.
By mutual agreement, Alex had final say in decisions, but they were supposed to discuss it first.
Oh, I was supposed to tell you.
I thought you domestic security types were supposed to be watching this kind of thing.
What was supposed to be sunshine, mild temperature and puffy white clouds turned out to be intermittent showers and a sky as gray as Dean's sweat socks.
Besides, I'm not supposed to be out there without him until after the wedding.
Now what were they supposed to do?
Now what is that supposed to mean?
It has been usually supposed that John Napier was buried in St Giles's church, Edinburgh, which was certainly the burialplace of some of the family, but Mark Napier (Memoirs, p. 426) quotes Professor William Wallace, who, writing in 1832, gives strong reasons for believing that he was buried in the old church of St Cuthbert.
It is supposed that the latter serves monocular, the other the binocular vision, most birds being able to converge their eyes upon one spot.
The margin of this supposed footprint is ornamented with gems, and a wooden canopy protects it from the weather.
A precise indication of date has been sought in certain supposed references or allusions to historical facts.
I am not saying governments are supposed to feed the world or that food should be free.
Miss Sullivan never needlessly belittled her ideas or expressions to suit the supposed state of the child's intelligence.
Nothing to echo off of, she supposed.
I guess he drove to the airport to pick up Martha and Claire but I guess they didn't come in when they were supposed to.
We're supposed to lay low and avoid vamps.
But I'm not supposed to tell... .
It wasn't a topic anyone wanted to broach—after all, this was supposed to be a cheery farewell dinner.
Just because Jake Weller has a pot belly doesn't mean all sheriffs are supposed to be fat.
The other four trunks displayed like goods—a moth-eaten gorilla suit, two bloody collections of dresses, and an outfit Dean supposed Frankenstein wore when he went out for a little nightlife.
It was like he had a check list of what parents were supposed to do, and he filled in all the little blocks—middle-class home, straight teeth, and a college education—figured that was the extent of his obligations to us.
Think back to why Martha didn't tell us at first—whoever discovered them was someplace they weren't supposed to be.
I went off to college and messed around some—did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that age—but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.
That's not any of our business, unless they trespass where they're not supposed to.
It seems she considered it somewhat incriminating as she was supposed to be at the pool with some of the other guests at the time.
Only Fitzgerald didn't show today when he was supposed to.
Darkyn was supposed to find us sooner.
She was supposed to attract Gabriel, until I was brought back, and then she was to be turned over to Darkyn as his mate.
Marriage was supposed to cool that passion, or so they said.
They aren't supposed to be hunting on private land without permission, and ours is posted anyway.
Is that who he was supposed to kill?
He wasn't supposed to kill anyone.
He was only supposed to pay attention to you, not hurt you – he wasn't supposed to go into your house.
I don't know if I'm supposed to do that.
This part he kept silent for fear of spooking someone he was supposed to be leading.
But if this guy wasn't supposed to die tonight, where is the soul I came for?
He stopped in front of the closed door to the massive set of chambers that were supposed to be his.
What was he supposed to be looking for?
This was the way it was supposed to be.
He was the way it was supposed to be.
She was the one who was supposed to die, not him!
He had little time to redeem himself, and he kicked himself mentally for not walking into the room that would turn him into the Death he was supposed to be.
I'm supposed to die in three months.
Rhyn is supposed to find the basement angels new homes.
Speaking of him, I'm supposed to be at his house.
Yep. Said she knew who her mate was supposed to be.
Deidre didn't remember what this operation was supposed to do.
Darkyn was supposed to find me much earlier, according to our agreement.
Keep in mind, you're not supposed to be anywhere near the Oracle.
You were supposed to come for brunch tomorrow.
Was this supposed to happen?
You're not supposed to leave without permission.
I'm supposed to…take care of you.
You.re not supposed to be in my head.
Aren.t you supposed to be protecting the weak, puny human?
It.s where I.m supposed to be, isn.t it?
I mean, this is supposed to be you starting your lives together, not hauling around your poor spinster of a friend who's about to be abandoned.
But I thought I was supposed to save the planet.
I'm supposed to be here, aren't I?
I'm supposed to be here!
She wore those half-stockings that were supposed to be hidden by something far longer than what covered her pudgy legs, which were streaked with the stark blue of veins looking like a map of a very congested and curvy area.
It's part of their permanent collection and I wasn't supposed to even take it out, but I'm sure if you explain about the book your brother is writing, they'll let you make a copy of it.
The Reverend and his wife were supposed to have administered to the working girls.
There was a guy who'd give you the money and tell you the name of the voter you were supposed to be.
What are we supposed to say to some strange man when he comes down for his morning meal?
He was climbing alone, something I guess you're not supposed to do, especially if you're a beginner like Shipton was.
It's not supposed to work that way, is it?
Dean supposed this was his idea of being subtle while trying to cut off the open path.
Aren't you supposed to ask him if he wants a lawyer?
We're supposed to be tackling this business in an orderly fashion, remember?
My source with the CBI isn't that privy to what's happening and it's damn tough acting on what I'm not supposed to know.
Both boys were swimming and Edith was watching them, or was supposed to be.
You're supposed to get a call about sending Shipton's belongings back east.
So we're supposed to find boxes and do the packing, too?
All I was supposed to do was take his damned picture, just because some jerk didn't believe he'd been up here and done it!
Huh, she was supposed to be back at four.
It's supposed to rain tonight.
They're supposed to meet us at the restaurant.
This was supposed to be a good-bye kiss, not an invitation.
She was supposed to call today about her doctor visit.
Was that supposed to be a proposal?
It was supposed to be the safest place on the planet.
And for the record, you're not supposed to get caught when the bad guys come for you.
I know, I know, Kris says I'm an angel and angels are supposed to protect humans and you're anything but human but I still want to stay with you.
Nevermind. Wait here. Ully was working on something awhile ago. I was supposed to field test it for him.
Straight to Death. If what Gabe said was true, he was taking her to the only way out of the underworld. And yet, she feared what that would mean. Was she supposed to reason with Death?
It doesn't matter, Kiki. I'll do what I'm supposed to. It's what I've resigned myself to do.
Was that supposed to be a rescue?
Life isn't supposed to hurt this much, she thought and sank to the ground.
White days weren't supposed to show up until at least July, certainly not in early May.
The office said he wrapped it up Monday—was supposed to take off first thing Tuesday morning.
Then maybe you wouldn't understand but they were what marriage is supposed to be.
Hey, Rita, how come I'm supposed to call back Ida Wassermann?
The tide was coming in the time of night he was supposed to have drowned so the body would drift up the bay.
They were supposed to do it alone but I rode along with them so's we could get a head start on meeting up with the girls afterwards, you know?
Only a couple of days later we hear all hell's broken loose 'cause something ain't where it's supposed to be.
We got off the highway where we were supposed to and drove back to Scranton to see the broads.
He'd need a place where he was supposed to go frequently, so's no one would get suspicious.
Who was I supposed to tell?
Your buddy Detective Norman Hunter is off fishing somewhere so you're supposed to go directly to the morgue on your own.
Hells bells, why would they bop me on the head when all I'm doing is leading them to someone who's supposed to know where Byrne is?
There's a big bulletin board down by the information area where everyone's supposed to check for messages if they're looking for someone.
My ex-wife was supposed to meet me at a friend's place, only she never showed.
Byrne didn't know what to do with me so he rented me a motel room—I didn't have any money with me 'cause I was supposed to stay with my wife.
We were supposed to meet up the next day.
Why didn't you just dump him in the Chesapeake where he was supposed to have drowned?
On the next five questions, you're supposed to tell us how Alex would respond.
What am I supposed to say?
That it was supposed to be him the first time.
What were you supposed to do?
Carmen, how am I supposed to protect you when you won't follow my suggestions?
Alright, how am I supposed to protect you when you won't follow my orders?
Was she supposed to remember something?
Some Chinese sounding herbs were supposed to increase testosterone.
She wasn't supposed to be up here alone and it probably wouldn't make Alex feel any better to know Josh had been here with her.
When is Alex supposed to get home?
The weather is supposed to be changing this weekend anyway.
She kept a couple of goats that are supposed to kid in February.
Aren't you supposed to look at one of Josh's cows this morning?
Aren't you supposed to be taking care of the animals?
Isn't it the woman who is supposed to be romantically inclined?
Wasn't there something she was supposed to remember?
Something she was supposed to do?
What was it she was supposed to remember?
A crew was supposed to be out in the next week or so to do the work, but she wanted to measure the windows for curtains.
Jonathan was supposed to go back to his foster family next week.
There was something she was supposed to remember — something so terrible that she couldn't bring herself to think of it.
My sister is supposed to fly into Fayetteville later today.
The Grey God existed for a very short time, and he was supposed to balance out the two worlds.
My father's supposed to raid with us, which he's never done.
No one was supposed to move in or out of the city once Memon's advisors entered.
Maybe he was supposed to lecture him about girls again.
They were supposed to get up early so that Alex could help her scout out a trail before church.
He offered to dig the grave but his friend was supposed to pick him up for an overnight, so she told him to go back to the house so he wouldn't get dirty.
In any case, she was supposed to be taking care of the guests, not the other way around.
Still, this was supposed to be a business, not a hobby.
They were supposed to meet at the spring.
You're supposed to be a guest.
Are you supposed to be riding?
I'm just not supposed to be pulling myself up with my left arm.
I'm supposed to be hiring someone to help me with the work, not wipe my nose.
Aren't you supposed to keep your arm in that sling?
I thought your guests were supposed to leave Sunday.
As if that weren't enough, the guests were supposed to leave tomorrow and wanted to go on a final ride.
No, but he's supposed to leave in the morning anyway.
What was I supposed to think, Alex?
What am I supposed to think now?
We've still got an hour before we're supposed to leave.
People with green eyes and red hair are supposed to have freckles.
You weren't supposed to make any decision until you came back.
After thirty minutes she spotted the sign indicating the state highway where she was supposed to turn.
About you... that he's not supposed to... that you're coming back here - home, in a few weeks, or less.
Wasn't there supposed to be something between "nice to meet you" and "I love you" - like six months of courtship?
Is that supposed to mean something to me, or is it a pseudonym?
Denton is supposed to be here any minute.
Assuming she'd done all she was supposed to in order to achieve her goal, she would know his location within minutes.
You'll have to get rid of the person who's supposed to be there.
Your temporary babysitter was supposed to come by at noon today so I could run through things with her.
Neither sect was supposed to interfere in mortal affairs, a fact they selectively ignored.
You're not supposed to ask me questions.
How was she supposed to get the necklace, if he wore it all the time?
Ingrid referenced documents she emailed the woman who was supposed to be here, documents Jessi had no access to.
Telling me I have a nice ass is supposed to make me feel better?
I wasn't supposed to tell you I'd been there before.
Tears forming, Jessi sank into her couch, eyes on the photo of her and the two teens she was supposed to be taking care of.
You're supposed to request permission to visit.
He said to remind you that you were supposed to call him about a schedule today.
I didn't bring anything Ingrid said I was supposed to when we go to appearances!
It's not the way things are supposed to happen.
You're supposed to talk me out of it.
The treasure she'd been after, the one that was supposed to save her life and those of her cousins, was around her neck.
She didn't understand what she was supposed to do with it around her neck.
Is this supposed to be a pep talk?
As a matter of fact, the parliament at Leicester, in which the speeches were supposed to have been made, began on the 30th of April 1414 before Chicheley was archbishop. The rolls of parliament show that he was not present in the parliament at all.
As an outcome of this alchemical doctrine the process of fermentation was supposed to have a purifying and elevating effect on the bodies which had been submitted to its influence.
It is supposed by some that Saccharomyces is a very degraded Ascomycete, in which the Torula condition has become fixed.
This spirit might easily be confounded with the sun, whose power was supposed to be stored up in the warmthgiving tree.
It is evident that it was originally a goddess who was supposed to be in control of Irkalla, corresponding to Ishtar in control of fertility and vegetation on earth.
A theory that has received much support in the past attributes the reflections to thin bubbles of water, similar to soap-bubbles, in which form vapour was supposed to condense.
He was a student at St Andrews, 1489-1494, and thereafter, it is supposed, at Paris.
It was supposed to be the offspring of Pasiphae, the wife of Minos, and a snow-white bull, sent to Minos by Poseidon for sacrifice.
The most significant was the liberation, at the moment of kindling the funeral pyre, of an eagle which was supposed to bear the emperor's soul to heaven.
According to the former, all gods are but men; or, some men have been erroneously supposed to become gods.
It is thus different from legal fiction, by which a new rule is introduced surreptitiously, and under the pretence that no change has been made in the law, and from statutory legislation, in which the obligatory force of the rule is not supposed to depend upon its intrinsic fitness.
The intimacy began in 28 and lasted till 23 B.C. These six years must not, however, be supposed to have been a period of unbroken felicity.
In pursuance of his patronage of Monmouth, Shaftesbury now secured for him the command of the army sent to suppress the insurrection in Scotland, which he is supposed to have fomented.
Swan's measurements, which had misled Bent into accepting a chronology based on a supposed orientation of the "temple," had been shown to be inexact.
Such explanation of physical phenomena is the main problem of Descartes, and it goes on encroaching upon territories once supposed proper to the mind.
Thus he approximates to the wave theory of light, though he supposed that the transmission of light was instantaneous.
But whilst all the organic processes in man go on mechanically, and though by reflex action he may repel attack unconsciously, still the first affirmation of the system was that man was essentially a thinking being; and, while we retain this original dictum, it must not be supposed that the mind is a mere spectator, or like the boatman in the boat.
To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.
This site of the Prytaneum at Athens cannot be definitely fixed; it is generally supposed that in the course of time several buildings bore the name.
His high conception of God's transcendence, it may be supposed, led him to ignore intermediary agencies, which are common in the popular literature, and later, under the influence of this same conception of transcendence, are freely employed.
The stream is crossed by a bridge of single span, supposed to be Roman, and by a three-arched bridge, designed by Thomas Telford and erected in 1823.
Their only obligation to the Turkish government is to furnish a contingent in time of war; the only law they recognize is either traditional custom(adet) or the unwritten Kanun-i Leks Dukajinit, a civil and criminal code, so called from its author, Leka Dukajini, who is supposed to have lived in the 13th or 14th century.
Their hereditary chiefs, or capidans, belong to the family known as Dera e Jon Markut (the house of John Marco), which has ruled for 200 years and is supposed to be descended from Scanderbeg.
He did not, however, as has been supposed, spend the best years of his manhood abroad, for he was certainly at home in 1571, when the preliminaries of his marriage were arranged at Merchiston; and in 1572 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Stirling of Keir.
His name is supposed to be Slavonic. As a youth he served in the bodyguard ofJustinian, who appointed him commander of the Eastern army.
Lake Chad is supposed to have been known by report to Ptolemy, and is identified by some writers with the Kura lake of the middle ages.
Her original home was on the river Numicius near Lavinium, where there was a spring called after her, supposed to possess healing qualities (whence the old Roman derivation from juvare, to help).
The last of the three is Thylacoleo carnifex, so named on account of its supposed carnivorous habits.
A great part of his theoretical work consists in resurveying things supposed superficially to be already known, and elaborating their theory into precision and completeness.
The 19th day is supposed to have had its sacred nature as the 49th day from the commencement of the preceding month, assuming that to have had 30 days.
In his lecture on Human Immortality (3rd ed., 1906), Professor William James deals with " two supposed objections to the doctrine."
The well-water was supposed to have percolated underground, through the Blythesdale Braystone, which outcrops in patches on the eastern edge of the Rolling Downs formation.
The supposed continent extended across the south pole, practically joining Australia and South America.
It is not to be supposed that this antarctic element, to which Professor Tate has applied the name Euronotian, entered a desert barren of all life.
Unlike the American Indians, who supposed Columbus and his crew to be supernatural beings, and their ships in some way endowed with life, and were thrown into convulsions of terror by the first discharge of firearms which they witnessed, these Australians were neither excited to wonder by the ship nor overawed by the superior number and unknown weapons of the strangers.
Yet its result was a disappointment to those who had looked for means of inland navigation by the Macquarie river, and by its supposed issue in a mediterranean sea.
The Roman Watling Street crossed Shooter's Hill, and a Roman cemetery is supposed to have occupied the site of the Royal Arsenal, numerous Roman urns and fragments of Roman pottery having been dug up in the neighbourhood.
It has no connexion with Indo-European, as has erroneously been supposed.
It was destroyed in 1260 by Llewellyn ab Gruffydd, prince of Wales, with the supposed connivance df Mortimer, but its site was reoccupied by the earl of Lincoln in 277, and a new castle at once erected.
It occupies the site of the ancient Beneventum, originally Maleventum or Maluentum, supposed in the imperial period to have been founded by Diomedes.
It owes its name either to its early paper and grist mills (Milton being abbreviated from Milltown) or to Milton Abbey, Dorset, whence members of the Tucker family came, it is supposed, to Milton about 1662.
Again, the central ridge of the South Atlantic extends a thousand miles farther south than was supposed, joining the east and west ridge, just described, between the Bouvet Islands and the Sandwich group.
It is celebrated from its connexion with Catullus, for the large ruins of a Roman villa on the promontory have been supposed to be his country house.
Others again, like Michaelis and Rosenmiiller, have supposed that the name Cush was applied to tracts of country both in Arabia and in Africa, but the defective condition of the ancient knowledge of countries and peoples, as also the probability of early migrations of "Cushite" tribes (carrying with them their name), will account for the main facts.
Finally, Rumford reviewed all the sources from which the heat might have been supposed to be derived, and concluded that it was simply produced by the friction, and that the supply was inexhaustible.
Clerk Maxwell supposed two compartments, A and B, to be filled with gas at the same temperature, and to be separated by an ideal, infinitely thin partition containing a number of exceedingly small trap-doors, each of which could be opened or closed without any expenditure of energy.
He shows that the amount of work obtainable is equal to that which can be done by the first gas in expanding into the space occupied by the second (supposed vacuous) together with that done by the second in expanding into the space occupied by the first.
Just as there were supposed to be several Pans and Fauns, so there were many Silenuses, whose father was called Papposilenus ("Daddy Silenus"), represented as completely covered with hair and more animal in appearance.
It is commonly supposed that, because nearly the whole country is ruled by Rajputs, therefore the population consists mainly of Rajput tribes; but these are merely the dominant race, and the territory is called Rajputana because it is politically possessed by Rajputs.
Vestal virgins were not supposed to have children, yet they could and often did marry.
The cable is supposed to be worked duplex; but, if 5, C1, C2, and AC are removed and the key connected directly with C3, the arrangement for simplex working is obtained.
It must not, however, be supposed that .at this epoch the liberties of the burghs were fully developed.
The plaintiffs in each case were imperialists; and Fredericks first action was to redress their supposed grievances.
The French emperor, at the supposed request of the doge of Genoa, declared the Ligurian Republic to be an integral part of the French empire.
Depretis recalled Nigra from Paris and replaced him by General Cialdini, whose ardent plea for Italian intervention in favor of France in 1870, and whose comradeship with Marshal Macmahon in 1859, would, it was supposed, render him persona gratissima to the French government.
Sisenna also translated the tales of Aristides of Miletus, and is supposed by some to have written a commentary on Plautus.
He officiated at the coronation of the boy king Edward VI., and is supposed to have instituted a sinister change in the order of the ceremony, by which the right of the monarch to reign was made to appear to depend upon inheritance alone, without the concurrent consent of the people.
At a subsequent period the demand for instruction in the sacrificial science called into existence a still more practical set of manuals, the so-called Kalpa-sutras, or ceremonial rules, detailing, in succinct aphorisms, the approved course of sacrificial procedure, without reference to the supposed origin or import of the several rites.
The altar itself is constructed in the form of a bird, because Soma was supposed to have been brought down from heaven by the metre Gayatri which had assumed the form of an eagle.
Sense alone will never create orderly experience, as empiricism supposed; but a group of sensations reacted on by thought does so; it becomes, it is, a percept.
Hegel offers a supposed proof that Time and Space, Matter, Nature, are ascertainable and definable 2 This is Kant's positive refutation of Hume's scepticism.
Among many lectureships, the Gifford Lectures are supposed to be strictly appropriated to Natural Theology; yet subjects and 2 Dr MacTaggart's beliefs once more present themselves as an unexpected modern type (Studies in Hegelian Cosmology, chap. iii.).
In some polyps the tentacles are webbed at the base, and it was supposed that a medusa was a polyp of this kind set free, the umbrella being a greatly developed web or membrane extending between the tentacles.
The supposed hydrothecae may be present on one side of the axis only (monoprionid) or on both sides (diprionid); the first case may be conjectured to be the result of uniserial (helicoid) budding, the second to be produced by biserial (scorpioid) budding.
It may be supposed that these crude fancies embody a dim recognition of the physical forces and objects personified under the forms of deities, and a rude attempt to account for their genesis as a natural process.
Individual things are supposed to arise out of the original being, as animals and plants out of seeds.
For the world as a whole, however, he postulated a beginning in time (whence his use of the word creation), and further supposed that the impulse of organization which was conveyed to chaotic matter by the Creator issued from a central point in the infinite space spreading gradually outwards.
It must not be supposed that earlier writers all neglected this method, or still less that all writers now employ it, but merely that formerly it was frequently overlooked by the best writers, and now is neglected only by the worst.
The result is, on the one hand, a clearing away of much fantastic phylogeny, on the other, an enormous reduction of the supposed gaps between groups.
It has even been supposed that amber passed from Sicily to northern Europe in early times - a supposition said to receive some support from the fact that much of the amber dug up in Denmark is red; but it must not be forgotten that reddish amber is found also on the Baltic, though not being fashionable it is used rather for varnish-making than for ornaments.
As one of the pioneers of civilization, he was supposed to have taught mankind the arts of medicine, writing and agriculture.
Numerous wild hypotheses as to changes in the constitution of the host-plant, leading to supposed vulnerability previously non-existent, would probably never have seen the light had the full significance of the truth been grasped that an epidemic results when the external laciors favor a parasite somewhat more than they do the host.
Direct division is a much less common phenomenon than was formerly supposed to be the case.
Rawlinson supposed, the fifty-three years of his reign are exchanged by mistake with the twenty-two years of his son Phraortes, under whom the Median conquests began.
Phosphatic beds, supposed to have had a coprolitic origin, are found in the Lower Silurian rocks of Canada.
In 1490 had happened the case of El Santo nino de la Guardia - a child supposed to have been killed by the Jews.
He was buried at the church of Faareveille, where a coffin, doubtfully supposed to be his, was opened in 1858.
Remnants of a heron-like bird, Proherodius, of a gull-like creature, Halcyornis, a raptorial Lithornis; and a supposed Passerine from Glarus in Switzerland, called Protornis = Osteornis, complete the list.
In all, there is a wonderful amount of specialization, though perhaps in a very straight line from generalized forms; but the affinity to Australian or Polynesian types is in many cases clearly traceable, and it cannot be supposed but that these last are of cognate origin with those of New Zealand.
There seems no doubt that he lived some time at Athens, where it is said that he became so unpopular (probably owing to his supposed atheistical opinions) that his life was in danger.
Viewed analytically in its developed nature, magic is a wonder-working recognized as such, the core of the mystery consisting in the supposed transformation of suggested idea into accomplished fact by means of that suggestion itself.
Several of his engravings are supposed to be executed on some metal less hard than copper.
It is not to be supposed that all the contents of the Old Testament were immediately accepted as sacred, or that they were ever all regarded as being on the same level.
The beginnings of it are supposed to be indicated in Neh.
Samsat itself represents the ancient Samosata, the capital of the Seleucid kings of Commagene (Kuinukh of the Assyrian inscriptions), and here the Persian Royal Road from Sardis to Susa is supposed to have crossed the river.
He is supposed to have been a native of Tarentum, and to have been brought, while still a boy, after the capture of that town in 272, as a slave to Rome.
This is supposed to be illustrated by his measures with regard to the see of Lichfield.
When the desire arose that it should be believed that Boetius perished from his opposition to the heresy of Theodoric, it was natural to ascribe to him works which were in harmony with this supposed fact.
In a general way it is supposed that the lands lying between the lower St Paul's river and the Sierra Leone frontier are not much mineralized, except that in the vicinity of river mouths there are indications of bitumen.
But, when increased knowledge of Aristotle's texts (and of the commentaries) led to the victory of a supposed Aristotelianism over a supposed Platonism, Albertus Magnus, and his still more distinguished pupil Thomas Aquinas, mark certain doctrines as belonging to faith but not to reason.
It blots out much supposed knowledge, but throws a vivid and interesting light on the reconstrued process of history.
Near Bennachie (1619 ft.) are stone circles and monoliths supposed to be of Druidical origin.
There was a belief in the soul, which was supposed to dwell in the left eye.
The oldest tradition they possess refers to a time shortly after the overthrow of the Majapahit dynasty in Java, about the middle of the 15th century; but it has been supposed that there must have been Indian settlers here before the middle of the 1st century, by whom the present name, probably cognate with the Sanskrit balin, strong, was in all likelihood imposed.
Horn placed the Rhynchophora (weevils) in a group distinct from all other beetles, on account of their supposed primitive nature.
It is supposed that these beetles secrete a sweet substance on which the ants feed, but they have been seen to devour the ants' eggs and grubs.
To judge, however, from the dedications, prologues and epilogues of his various plays, he seems to have enjoyed the patronage of the earl, afterwards duke, of Newcastle, "himself a muse" after a fashion, and Lord Craven, the supposed husband of the ex-queen of Bohemia.
In the 9th century also the Ugrians are supposed to have left their Ural abodes and to have traversed S.E.
Nestor, an old monkish chronicler Origin of Kiev, relates that in the middle of the 9th century of the the Slav and Finnish tribes inhabiting the forest region around Lake Ilmen, between Lake Ladoga and the upper waters of the Dnieper, paid tribute to military adventurers from the land of Ras, which is commonly supposed to have been a part of Sweden.
More than once they raided and pillaged in wholesale fashion the territory they were supposed to protect.
Under the influence of the great nobles who had unsuccessfully opposed the election of Godunov, the general discontent took the form of hostility to him as a usurper, and rumours were heard that the late tsar's younger brother Dimitri (Demetrius), supposed The to be dead, was still alive and in hiding.
In the fulfilment of this supposed mission he was not very successful, because his conception of national happiness and the means of obtaining it differed widely from that of the peoples whom he wished to benefit.
In reality the revolutionary movement was not so strong and the government not so weak as was generally supposed.
It may be supposed that originally the public roads, when worn by the cartage of the coal, were repaired by laying planks of timber at the bottom of the ruts, and that then the planks were laid on the surface of special roads or ways' formed between the collieries and the river.
In considering the forces that produce derailment the total mass of the vehicle or locomotive may be supposed to be concentrated at its centre of gravity.
The same operation is repeated with fresh batches of wagons, until the sidings contain a number of trains, each intended, it may be supposed, for a particular town or district.
The back pressure is supposed to be uniform, and there is no compression.
It is supposed to be the Camanes of Ptolemy, and was formerly a very flourishing city, the seat of an extensive trade, and celebrated for its manufactures of silk, chintz and gold stuffs; but owing principally to the gradually increasing difficulty of access by water, owing to the silting up of the gulf, its commerce has long since fallen away, and the town has become poor and dilapidated.
Buds of a particular tree growing near the sea were described as producing barnacles, and these, falling into the water, were supposed to develop into geese.
Such intelligences are not supposed to be infallible, but to have the knowledge of spirit.
Ceremonies of initiation are the means by which the alliance is established between the deity and the young man, when the latter enters upon the rights of manhood; and the supposed bond of kinship is thus regarded as an artificial union from the outset, so far as the individual is concerned, although Robertson Smith still maintains the theory of the fatherhood of the god, where it is a question of the origin of the totem-kin.
Thus the term Savaii itself, originally Savaiki, is supposed to have been carried by the Samoan wanderers over the ocean to Tahiti, New Zealand, the Marquesas and Sandwich groups, where it still survives in such variant forms as Havaii, Hawaiki, Havaiki and Hawaii.
It is not to be supposed that either Amos or Isaiah would have countenanced the total suppression of all sacrificial observance.
These differences have given rise to a supposed multiplicity of species, expressed by the names C. lycaon (Central Europe), C. laniger and C. niger (Tibet), the C. occidentalis, C. nubilus, C. mexicanus, &c., of North America, and the great blackish-brown Alaskan C. pambasileus, the largest of them all.
In Scotland, as might be supposed from the nature of the country, the wolf maintained its hold for a much longer period.
Its supposed ill-boding nature is alluded to in Shakespeare's VI., where Suffolk desires for his enemies "their sweetest shade, a grove of cypress trees."
It was cultivated in England in the 17th century, and the name C. lusitanica was given by Philip Miller, the curator of the Chelsea Physick garden, in 1768, in reference to its supposed Portuguese origin.
This son (by name Edward) was educated at Westminster' and Cambridge, but never took a degree, travelled, became member of parliament, first for Petersfield (1734), then for Southampton (1741), joined the party against Sir Robert Walpole, and (as his son confesses, not much to his father's honour) was animated in so doing by " private revenge " against the supposed " oppressor " of his family in the South Sea affair.
Laplace supposed the existence of a primeval nebula which extended so far out as to fill all the space at present occupied by the planets.